2017

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

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Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Vineyards

The fruit for our 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon was carefully selected from prime vineyards in some of Napa Valley’s best regions, including Atlas Peak, St. Helena, Oak Knoll and Rutherford. Winemaker Joe Shirley’s commitment to sourcing fruit from the best regions in Napa ensures a classic wine that showcases the essence of a quintessential Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.

Harvest

The 2017 growing season offered superlative growing conditions with abundant rain at the beginning of the year. Harvest brought lower yields with fruit of excellent quality.

Winemaking

The grapes were hand-harvested in the cool morning hours to ensure optimal flavor. At the winery, the fruit was hand-sorted, gently de-stemmed and lightly crushed. Following a 12 to 21-day maceration period to maximize color and flavor extraction and to The grapes were hand-harvested in the cool morning hours to ensure optimal flavor. At the winery, the fruit was hand-sorted, gently de-stemmed and lightly crushed. Following a 13 to 20-day maceration period to maximize color and flavor extraction and to also polish the tannins, the wine was aged in 100% French oak barrels (36% new) for 20 months.

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon